Curlin babies having babies: Part 3

This year, there are horses of racing age out of Curlin mares, and the first two parts of this series (Part 1, Part 2) looked at those horses.

However, there is another aspect of Curlin babies having babies that is truly new for 2016: sons of Curlin in the stud barn.  Between the fact that Curlin’s first crop is six and the fact that he had such a breakthrough year, Curlin’s blood has become as in-demand as possible.  Curlin himself still stands at stud, of course — now at Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm, for the princely sum of $100,000.

Curlin, of course, is by Smart Strike, who has emerged a serious sire of sires.  Curlin and English Channel are both well proven in the stud barn.  Square Eddie and Lookin at Lucky are becoming more prominent.  More regionally, Tenpins is a top-ten Louisiana sire.

This year, however, three sons of Curlin begin their tenures in the stud barn: Palace Malice, Conquest Curlinate, and Curlin to Mischief.  They will begin to write the legacy of Curlin as a sire of sires, and we will look at them one by one.

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